BBC News 22 October 2014 Last updated at 14:57

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Legal challenge over abuse inquiryFiona Woolf

A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows.


A Swedish minesweeper and guard boat searching for the mystery vesselSweden could use force in sub hunt

Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.

Mike Read at the UKIP conference 2014DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints it was racist.

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